MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A bear cub was rescued after it was abandoned during Sunday night’s storm. Colorado Parks and Wildlife responded to a home near Manitou Springs after the homeowner called to let them know about the cub.
CPW says the female cub was “near death.”READ MORE: With Face Masks No Longer Mandated For Those Who Are Vaccinated, Business Owners Navigate Uncertainty
An officer used a blanket and heater to warm it up. CPW reminds citizens to never pick up wildlife.READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: Governor's Office Lifts Face Mask Mandate For Those Who Are Vaccinated
After giving it some food and water, it was taken to the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center near Del Norte.MORE NEWS: COVID In Colorado: Excitement Builds As Children Ages 12-15 Begin To Get Pfizer Vaccine
CPW says they checked on the cub which was “lively and responsive” at the center. They expect the cub to be fine.